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POLISH PROVERB

A CROW WILL NOT PLUCK ANOTHER CROW'S EYE.
KRUK KRUKOWI OKA NIE WYKOLE. (POLISH)

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): BIRD

James Callow Keyword(s): "BIRDS OF A FEATHER STICK TOGETHER" ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-25-1967

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PROVERB

SHOW ME YOUR COMPANY AND I'LL TELL YOU WHAT YOU ARE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; OWENSBORO

Keyword(s): BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-00-1972

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PROVERB

WHEN YOU ARE CLOSE TO RED YOU BECOME RED.
WHEN YOU ARE CLOSE TO BLACK YOU BECOME BLACK.

Submitter comment: YOU CAN TELL A MAN BY HIS FRIENDS.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 07-28-1968

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together.

Submitter comment:

Source not remembered

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Dup of WPP

Keyword(s): BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together

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James Callow comment:

The B in the word Birds is underlined.

Original BN [V600, V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Dup. of WPP

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Keyword(s): BIRD ; BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together.

Submitter comment:

People with the same interests usually go around together.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRD ; BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; Group ; Homogeneous ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Same ; Together ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Norwalk, Ohio as well as in MI.

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRDS ; Feather ; FRIENDS ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Relationship ; Similar ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather, flock together.

Submitter comment:

From my mother.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRDS ; Company ; Feather ; FRIENDSHIP ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Similar ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together.

Submitter comment:

INformant heard this from his grandmother.

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; FRIENDSHIP ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Birds of a feather flock together.

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Variations:

SEE DORSON: BUYING THE WIND No. 1809

If you travel with wolves, you've got to howl with them. When in Rome do as the Romans do; If you travel in fast company, you've got to keep step or drop out; Do as the rest do.  p.142

 

I have heard this provrb from my mother and other people since childhood.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRDS ; Feather ; Flock ; FRIENDSHIP ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Relationship ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Expression

To Feather Your Nest means to make your life comfortable.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ;

Keyword(s): Comfortable ; Expression ; Feather ; Language ; LIFE ; Nest ; SLANG

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary of Special Group

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